Yamanaka Campground in Macro

Closeup views of a simple village campsite

 By Tristan Scholze   Feb 4, 2015

I came to Yamanaka Campground on this visit in late March, a little before the site gets many campers, for some fresh air and scenery. It’s a pretty basic site, but there’s plenty to explore if you take the time to look. The village of Mitsuse is an up-and-coming getaway for city dwellers, too, with its easy trails and fine cafés in the vicinity.

Photography by Tristan Scholze
Japan Travel Partner

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Laura Weaver 2 years ago
Beautiful photos! What camera do you use? Nice to see some lesser known Japanese wildlife.
Tristan Scholze Photographer 2 years ago
Thank you! The closeup photos were taken with a Canon 7D and a 100 mm f/2.8L macro lens. Yes, you may not see a lot of large animals in Japan, but there's a lot of interesting stuff if you take some time to notice the small things.